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From Twilight to Breaking Dawn: Religious Themes in the Twilight Saga
     

From Twilight to Breaking Dawn: Religious Themes in the Twilight Saga

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by Sandra L. Gravett
 

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Stephenie Meyer’s bestselling Twilight saga took the young adult fiction world by storm. Although by no means dominant or even particularly overt, Meyer’s use of religion nonetheless provides for some intriguing interpretive possibilities. Topics from young love, to abstinence, to the value of family and friends are infused in the stories. Love as an agent

Overview

Stephenie Meyer’s bestselling Twilight saga took the young adult fiction world by storm. Although by no means dominant or even particularly overt, Meyer’s use of religion nonetheless provides for some intriguing interpretive possibilities. Topics from young love, to abstinence, to the value of family and friends are infused in the stories. Love as an agent of change and a motivational impulse for self-sacrifice also receives significant emphasis. Could Eve and Mary be a pattern for Bella? What about Edward- could he be seen as a Christ-figure?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827210486
Publisher:
Chalice Press
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
File size:
629 KB

Meet the Author

SANDRA L. GRAVETT is a professor in the department of philosophy and religion at Appalachian State University. She has taught at both undergraduate and seminary levels for more than twenty years and is a biblical scholar (Hebrew Bible and Semitic Studies) by training. Gravett’s secondary fi eld, religion and culture, includes extensive work in the use of religious themes and images in literature and fi lm and she has written several publications refl ecting that interest.

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From Twilight to Breaking Dawn: Religious Themes in the Twilight Saga 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love these books they r my favorite and u r an amazing writer please write another series like this
Ailia Dewitt More than 1 year ago
i read all of them and they =awsome!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The books are great but Steph, please keep religion out of it. You def cannot compare the bible days to the books. Thats crazy..
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im not allowed to read twilight. So author of this book, I think your name is stephanie, can you please make books like these but make them 9-10 year old friendly? Scince these were such a big hit! And if you are reading this, please post on here again and I will look at this one dailey. THANK YOU!!!!!!